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Economic Growth

The inter-regional economic impact of microeconomic reform

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Whiteman, John L.
  • Journal Name: Economic Papers
  • Journal Number: Vol.19, No.1
  • Country: Australia

This paper focuses on microeconomic reform in three major infrastructure industries: electricity, gas and telecommunications. The objective of the paper is to examine the inter-regional effects of micro-economic reform. Report Location ....

The knowledge brokers: venture capitalists, tacit knowledge and regional development

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Matthew A. Zook
  • Journal Name: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
  • Journal Number: 28.3
  • Publisher: Wiley Online Library

This article reviews the role of knowledge in economic development and the actors through which it is created and transferred. Unpacking the often oversimplified dichotomy between tacit and explicit knowledge, the contribution of firms, communities of practice and regions to the creation of knowledge is considered. While acknowledging the importa ....

The mining boom and Western Australia's changing landscape: Towards sustainability or business as usual?

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Martin Brueckner, Angela Durey, Robyn Mayes, Christof Pforr
  • Journal Name: Rural Society
  • Journal Number: Vol. 22, No. 2
  • Publisher: eContent Management Pty Ltd
  • Published Location: Maleny, Qld.
  • ISBN: 1037-1656
  • Country: Australia

The practices and public reputation of mining have been changing over time. In the past, mining operations frequently stood accused of being socially and environmentally disruptive, whereas mining today invests heavily in 'socially responsible' and 'sustainable' business practices. Changes such as these can be witnessed internationally as well as ....

The Mining Boom: Impacts and Prospects

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Minifie, J., Cherastidtham, I., Mullerworth, D., & Savage, J.
  • Journal Name: Grattan Institute Report
  • Journal Number: No. 2013-9
  • Publisher: Grattan Institute
  • ISBN: 978-1-925015-30-0
  • Country: Australia

The mining boom: impacts and prospects examines the fears some Australians have about the potential adverse consequences of the 10-year mining boom. People worry about the damage caused by the high dollar, the impact of the boom on non-mining regions and the risk Australia will turn into a quarry economy. These are understandable concerns but the ....

The national and regional economic consequences of rapid growth in Australia's telecommunications sector

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Giesecke, James
  • Journal Name: Economic Analysis and Policy
  • Journal Number: Vol.36, Nos 1-2,
  • Country: Australia

The Australian telecommunications services sector has experienced rapid growth in recent years, with real output increasing at an annual average rate of approximately 20 per cent since 1996/97. Impetuses to this growth were competition-promoting reforms and the diffusion and introduction of new telecommunications products and technologies. this p ....

The Northern Inland Economy - What Does It Look Like, How Can We Grow It?

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Thompson, David
  • Publisher: RDA Northern Inland NSW
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

Section headings: Agriculture – Still a Big Deal The Diversification Conundrum Are There Any Solutions? Report Location ....

The port of Port Kembla: its current significance and its potential to contribute to the development of the New South Wales economy.

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Brain, Peter; Strain, Mathew
  • Journal Name: National Economic Review
  • Journal Number: 48
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: New South Wales

The port of Port Kembla not only makes a significant contribution to the economy of the Illawarra region, but has the potential to substantially build on its current contribution. Ports are important generators of economic activity. The most direct and obvious contribution to economic activity COmes from the operations of the port itself. ....

The presidents' perspective of the rural community colleges' role in economic development: A grounded theory approach

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Bigelow, Susan L.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Colorado State University
  • Published Location: United States -- Colorado
  • ISBN: 9781267096340
  • Country: United States

The purpose of this qualitative study was to construct a substantive theory with a core category and related categories that provides an explanation for how presidents of tribal colleges and community colleges in rural areas come to understand economic development and how they act on that understanding. The single situation grounded the ....

The Psychology of Regional Development

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Sorensen, Tony
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 16, No. 1
  • Country: Australia

Regional development policy is an enduring function of government, but it has adopted many different styles from top-down activism to, more recently, assisting local communities to take greater control of their own destinies. For example, conventional wisdom advocates empowering local leaderships, conducting SWOT surveys and identi ....

The Regional Development Strategy Based on Territorial Marketing (The Case of Russia)

  • Year: 2012
  • Author: Nailya Bagautdinova, Ilshat Gafurov, Nataliya Kalenskaya and Aida Novenkova
  • Journal Name: World Applied Sciences Journal
  • Journal Number: 18 (Special Issue of Economics)
  • Publisher: IDOSI Publications
  • Country: Russian Federation

Regional marketing is a tool for shaping the internal advantages of the region, investment and economic development factors, increasing attractiveness of the area as a whole. Implementation of active organizational and economic changes in Russia's regions will lead to stabilization and subsequent growth of the national economy and social developm ....

The Rise of New Manufacturing

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Allison, J.; Broun, D.; Lacey, J.
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tasmania

Recent studies have pointed to high levels of investment in production technologies in the manufacturing sector in Australia. In North West Tasmania, manufacturing has been identified as a propulsive industry for the region. Yet we know relatively little about the types of new manufacturing approaches being adopted or the impact of these “game ....

The role of entrepreneurship in Canadian economic growth

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Matejovsky, Lukas
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: University of Alberta (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494601518
  • Country: Canada

Regional income disparity continues to be a source of major concern for Canadian policymakers. This study explores the temporal pattern of income disparity for Canadian provinces, and seeks to identify the role of one particular determinant-- entrepreneurship--in explaining regional economic growth. The neoclassical growth framework is ....

The role of municipalities in stimulating economic growth: Evidence from the petroleum manufacturing industry in southern Ontario, 1860--1960

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Cobban, Timothy William
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The University of Western Ontario (Canada)
  • Published Location: Canada
  • ISBN: 9780494430514
  • Country: Canada
  • State/Region: Ontario

This dissertation concerns the role of Canadian municipalities in stimulating economic growth. In particular, it focuses on the ability of municipal governments to stimulate the accelerated, sustained growth of local industry sectors through appropriate and timely public policies and actions.  The case is the petroleum manufacturi ....

The Role of Telecommunications Infrastructure in Regional Economic Growth in China

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Ding, Lei; Haynes, Kingsley
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 12, No. 3
  • Country: China

Different from traditional infrastructures, telecommunications infrastructure has greater potential to lead "leapfrogging" development in the developing countries. This paper provides empirical evidence on the links between telecommunications infrastructure and regional economic growth in China. With a panel dataset of 29 regions o ....

The role of university-industry collaboration in regional economic development

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Srevatsan, Ranjana
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Published Location: United States -- Mississippi
  • ISBN: 9781267095220
  • Country: United States

Innovation has played an important role in the economic development of regions. It is believed that research collaboration between university and industry has a positive influence on regional growth and development. This research explores the role of university-industry collaboration in regional economic development at the metropolitan ....

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